• Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office Hold Training Courses
    MAYVILLE- The Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office held training courses for the New York State Division of Criminal Justices Services last week. The courses engaged authorities in 120 hours of training which provided police officers better capabilities to preserve, protect, and collect evidence at all crime scenes. These courses include additional ... read more
    Published on 2019-04-18
  • Becoming Much Warmer Tomorrow; Soaking Rain Likely To Start The Weekend
    JAMESTOWN – The next several days will be unsettled as we bring some more rain back into Western New York throughout the rest of the week. The afternoon today will be dry. Clouds have broken up a bit across the western most portion of the Southern Tier but most ... read more
    Published on 2019-04-17
  • Pacheco Sentencing Adjourned To A Different Date
    BUFFALO – The sentencing for Jamestown man Juan Pacheco was adjourned Wednesday, U.S. Attorney Public Information Officer Barbara Burns told WNYNewsNow.  Pacheco plead guilty in June to conspiracy to distribute five kilograms or more of cocaine, 500 grams or more of methamphetamine, and marijuana. Pacheco could face a mandatory minimum ... read more
    Published on 2019-04-17
  • New York Voters Support Plastic Bag Ban, According To New Poll
    NEW YORK STATE – Voters in New York State are in favor of banning plastic bags, according to a new Sienna poll. The poll found that most voters support the plastic bag ban recently passed by the state legislature. Some people believe it will be good for the state. The ... read more
    Published on 2019-04-17
  • ‘Randolph Mammoth’ Replica To Go On Display At Randolph Free Library
    RANDOLPH – A life-sized replica of the “Randolph Mammoth” is returning home to where the original was found 85 years ago.
    Image courtesy: Town of RandolphThis summer, a replica of the skull and tusks will be on display at the Randolph Free Library. The Columbian Mammoth dates back 12,000 ... read more
    Published on 2019-04-17
  • JPS Safety And Security Officer Terminated
    JAMESTOWN – A Jamestown Public School safety and security officer, who was arrested and charged with a crime in March, was terminated from his position at the district Tuesday night. Jamestown Police Officer Kenneth V. Nellis III, 40, was charged with second-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument, a Class ... read more
    Published on 2019-04-17
  • Study Places New York State With Fewest Amount Of Break-Ins
    WESTERN NEW YORK – A new study released by ‘A Secure Life’ places New York State among the states with fewest break-ins. Citing FBI statistics, the survey listed New York as the state with the fewest amount of break-ins per 100,000 residents. A number of other northeastern states ranked similar ... read more
    Published on 2019-04-17
  • Man Charged Following Suspected Burglary
    JAMESTOWN – A Village of Cassadaga man is charged with second-degree criminal trespass after Jamestown Police responded to a suspected burglary at a Pershing Street house early Wednesday morning. Police said Joshua M. Kubera, 25, was observed by a female victim leaving the house before officers arrived. Investigators stopped a ... read more
    Published on 2019-04-17
  • Woman Charged With DWI After Police Find Her Sleeping Inside Of Running Car
    JAMESTOWN – A City of Jamestown woman is charged with DWI after Jamestown Police said they found her sleeping in a running vehicle at the Third Street Kwik Fill early Tuesday morning. Aislyn G. Carlson, 32, is charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated, driving while intoxicated and unlicensed operator. Police ... read more
    Published on 2019-04-17
  • Man Charged Following Foot Pursuit
    JAMESTOWN – A City of Jamestown man was charged after he allegedly ran from police while they were trying to speak with him in the area of East Sixth and Spring Streets Tuesday morning. David A.E. Blakey, 29, is charged with second-degree obstructing governmental administration. Police said they were dispatched ... read more
    Published on 2019-04-17
  • Warren County Organizes Tornado Cleanup Event
    WARREN – In the aftermath of a EF-2 Tornado that touched down near Warren, Pa. Sunday, county officials are rallying the community to help clean up. The Warren County Commissioners Office is organizing a series of volunteer work sessions to help clear roadways, forests and properties affected by the ... read more
    Published on 2019-04-17
  • Few Showers This Afternoon; Warming Up By Mid Week
    JAMESTOWN – After a mainly dry start to the day, rain showers are coming our way out of the west for this afternoon with temperatures still below average. A system passing to the west of the area will be producing some widespread rain showers throughout the afternoon. The ... read more
    Published on 2019-04-16
  • Biden Lead Grows In Democratic Polls, Others Slipping
    WASHINGTON – The gap between Democratic presidential hopeful Vice President Joe Biden and former candidate Bernie Sanders is growing and the rest of the field is falling back in the pack, if Real Clear Politics polling is correct. The latest poll total have Biden still leading the field with 31 ... read more
    Published on 2019-04-16
  • Reed ‘Amazed’ By Visit To Cassadaga Job Corps
    CASSADAGA – Congressman Tom Reed left his Tuesday tour of the Cassadaga Job Corps “amazed” with the talent and skills of the students with whom he visited. Reed toured the facility and participated in a few projects that included both plumbing and electric work. Students were eager to show not ... read more
    Published on 2019-04-16
  • Study Says Cannabis Users Need Nearly Two Times More Anesthesia
    GRAND JUNCTION – If you use cannabis, you might want to let your doctor know before having procedures needing anesthesia. A new study shows people who reported smoking or using edibles on a daily or weekly basis needed as much as two times the level of sedation than non-users. Researchers ... read more
    Published on 2019-04-16
  • Harassment, Contempt Charges Placed Against Kennedy Man
    TOWN OF POLAND – Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a reported harassment Monday in the Town of Poland and charged a Kennedy man. Upon further investigation, Austin Muntz, 22, of Kennedy, was found to be in violation of an active stay away order of protection. Muntz was taken into ... read more
    Published on 2019-04-16
  • Chautauqua Belle To Dock In Jamestown
    JAMESTOWN – The Chautauqua Belle will be operating out of McCrea Point boat landing starting this spring. Jamestown Mayor Sam Teresi made the announcement Monday at City Hall that the city signed a multi-year lease agreement with U.S. Steam Lines, Ltd. to dock the ship at the point. Teresi said ... read more
    Published on 2019-04-16
  • State DOT To Replace, Repair Drainage Throughout County
    CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY – Work to repair or replace a number of large culverts in Chautauqua County has begun. State DOT officials said they will replace a culvert on Route 5 in the Town of Portland. Officials will also repair three culverts along Interstate 86 in the towns of Mina and ... read more
    Published on 2019-04-16
  • Cuomo Releases Taxes, Paid $51K In 2018, Down Slightly From 2017
    ALBANY – New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo released his 2018 New York State and federal tax returns. The Cuomo administration allowed reporters to inspect the 61-year-old third-term Democrat governor’s tax documents at the state Capitol on Monday, the deadline for filing personal federal and state incoming tax returns. Cuomo’s ... read more
    Published on 2019-04-16
  • Falconer Easter Egg Hunt Set For Saturday
    FALCONER – The Falconer Easter Egg Hunt is set to take place Saturday, April 20, 2019, at Falconer Park. In addition to candy eggs scattered around the park, a number of big-ticket prizes will be available for area kids. Falconer Vac Shop, Victory Auto and Jim and Jeff Sopak donated ... read more
    Published on 2019-04-16
  • Panama Man Sentenced To Prison After Previously Pleading Guilty To Sex Crimes
    MAYVILLE – A Panama man was sentenced to state prison on Monday after previously pleading guilty in March to course of sexual conduct against a child and second-degree rape, a Chautauqua County Court Clerk told WNYNewsNow. According to the clerk, Frederick L. Antill, Jr. will serve a determinate seven-year state ... read more
    Published on 2019-04-15
  • Jamestown Police Identify Victim In Fatal Vehicle Vs. Pedestrian Accident
    JAMESTOWN – A 59-year-old Jamestown man died Monday as the result of a vehicle versus pedestrian accident at 5:56 a.m. on East Fifth Street at Prendergast Avenue, according to the Jamestown Police Department.  Kent R. Norgren reportedly passed away at UPMC Hamot from injuries that he sustained from being struck. ... read more
    Published on 2019-04-15
  • Few Rain And Snow Showers This Afternoon; Spring Warmth Returns This Week
    JAMESTOWN – After a rough night last night with severe thunderstorms barreling through the region with damaging winds and large hail, we’re back to a winter-type chill to kick off the new workweek. Scattered rain and snow showers will continue throughout the afternoon today. The good news here is ... read more
    Published on 2019-04-15
  • Weather Officials Confirm Tornado Touchdown Near Warren
    CONEWANGO, Pa. – Officials with the National Weather Service in State College, Pa. have confirmed a tornado touchdown near Starbrick in Warren County Sunday evening.
    Image by Carter Lumber Warren, Pa. 04/15/19.According to an initial damage survey, the tornado produced significant damage near U.S. Route 6 and Preston Road ... read more
    Published on 2019-04-15
  • Jamestown Man Charged With Menacing After Incident Involving Knife
    JAMESTOWN – A Jamestown man was arrested Monday morning after he allegedly menaced an individual with a knife at a Spring Street address, according to the Jamestown Police Department. Hector Rivera-Perez, 41, is charged with second-degree menacing. Police report that they originally responded to the unidentified Spring Street address for ... read more
    Published on 2019-04-15
  • Weather Gone Viral
    FORESTVILLE – A Forestville man’s weather video has gone viral, with more than 80 thousand views since Sunday. Steve Tooley captured what he thought was the making of a funnel cloud Sunday night. The storm, which was over the Fredonia/Silver Creek area at the time, was instead a ‘scud cloud,’ ... read more
    Published on 2019-04-15
  • Kratom Linked To More Deaths Than Previously Known
    WASHINGTON – Health officials are urging caution about Kraton. This, as a new study links more deaths with the herbal drug than was previously known. Kratom is a plant from Southeast Asia that’s sold in pills, capsules and extracts. At low doses, Kratom acts like a stimulant, at higher doses, ... read more
    Published on 2019-04-15
  • Jamestown Man Scheduled For Sentencing Wednesday On Federal Charges
    BUFFALO – A Jamestown man is scheduled to be sentenced in U.S. Federal Court on Wednesday at 12:30 p.m. after pleading guilty in June to conspiracy to distribute five kilograms or more of cocaine, 500 grams or more of methamphetamine, and marijuana, according to an email response to WNYNewsNow from ... read more
    Published on 2019-04-15
  • Meth Manufacturing Supplies Reportedly Seized During Response
    HINSDALE – A welfare call by the Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Office Saturday evening on Main Street reportedly lead to the seizure of meth manufacturing supplies and by-products. In addition, the Sheriff’s Office reported that there were children inside the residence. Cortney A. Ginnery, 24, Karl J. Ginnery, 34 and James ... read more
    Published on 2019-04-15
  • Bemus Bay Pops To Become Chautauqua Lake Pops
    MAYVILLE – Mayville is poised to become the gateway to Chautauqua Lake as the former Bemus Bay Pops program will be returning as the new Chautauqua Lake Pops. For more than 20 years, the Bemus Bay Pops program has become an important cultural and economic engine for the entire region ... read more
    Published on 2019-04-15

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